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EFL fixtures released: Bruce's Villa host Hull on opening day

Relegated Hull City begin their 2017-18 English Football League Championship season away against former manager Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa side on Saturday, 5 August. Sunderland, who finished below the Tigers and Middlesbrough at the bottom of the Premier League, start ...

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Chelsea host Burnley on opening day of Premier League season

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off on the weekend of 12-13 August. Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham, while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace. Spurs’ ...

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Wales in talks to host The Open

Golf’s Open Championship and cycling’s Tour de France are the next major sporting events Wales is hoping to attract. The Welsh Government has held initial talks with organisers about hosting the two events after Cardiff held the 2017 Champions League ...

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Tour de France 2019: Brussels will host Grand Depart to honour Eddy Merckx

The 2019 Tour de France Grand Depart will take place in Brussels to mark the 50th anniversary of five-time champion Eddy Merckx’s first title. Belgian rider Merckx, 71, won six stages on his way to the 1969 title and holds ...

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England one of four nations keen to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

England has been confirmed as one of four competing countries to have submitted an expression of interest in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Australia, Canada and Malaysia are also interested in hosting the Games, which was stripped from Durban in ...

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Tour of Britain: Cardiff to host final stage after race opens in Edinburgh

Cardiff will host the 2017 Tour of Britain final stage for the first time, with the race to open in Edinburgh on Sunday, 3 September. The eight-stage event, won last year by Britain’s Steve Cummings, will conclude with a 180km ...

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Commonwealth Games: Durban, South Africa will not host Games in 2022

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer be held in Durban, South Africa. David Grevemberg, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said the city did not meet the criteria set by his organisation, and the search for a new ...

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Irish Open: Portstewart selected to host 2017 tournament

Media playback is not supported on this device The Irish Open will return to Northern Ireland next year after Portstewart was selected to host the 2017 event. The event’s slot has been moved closer to The Open, being held from ...

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Titanic Belfast to host new Irish Open tournament

Titanic Belfast is to be the venue for the new Irish Open tournament in November, at which 128 of the world’s leading players will compete. The world ranking event is part of the new Home Nations quartet of events – ...

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Ireland to host West Indies in one-day international in September 2017

Ireland will host the West Indies in a one-day game in September 2017. The international match, on Wednesday, 13 September, will see Ireland come up against former coach Phil Simmons, now at the helm of his homeland. “I’m really looking ...

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